Media Coverage

11 September, 2020

Scientists are beginning to study the almost miraculous diversity of immune cells generated by a process of genetic recombination called V(D)J, in which the body joins together three components to make receptors that can tackle new pathogens

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25 August, 2020

The international iReceptor Plus consortium has gathered data of almost 200 million sequences of T and B cell receptor repertoires from COVID-19 patients. It is now offering its technology tools and infrastructure to share and analyze this unprecedented data resource with the scientific community, drug companies and researchers.

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25 August, 2020

iReceptor+, an international consortium funded by the EU and Canada, is building a genetic database of immune cell receptors from Covid-19 patients. It already contains 200m DNA sequences provided by seven research teams in different countries.

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17 August, 2020

Le dépôt de données sur la COVID-19 a accru de manière magistrale la visibilité et l’usage de la plateforme iReceptor, si bien qu’au début de juillet 2020, on enregistrait plus de nouveaux utilisateurs qu’on le fait normalement en six mois.

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3 August, 2020

The international consortium is now offering its technology tools and infrastructure to share and analyze this unprecedented data resource with the scientific community, drug companies and researchers.

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31 July, 2020

The iReceptor Plus Consortium said this week it is making nearly 200 million immune sequences from COVID-19 patients freely available to researchers worldwide.

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27 July, 2020

In an exclusive interview, Technology Networks spoke with Felix Breden, scientific manager at iReceptor Plus, to learn more about the iReceptor Plus Gateway – a repertoire of almost 20000 million T and B cell receptor sequences from COVID-19 patients.

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6 April, 2020

Leitat Technology Centre

iReceptor Plus to Offer Tools for Sharing antibody and T-cell Receptor Sequencing Data from COVID-19 Patients

The iReceptor Plus project is currently building a technological platform with accompanying bioinformatics and machine learning tools to facilitate sharing and joint research of specific immunological data for the purpose of basic research as well as developing new therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases and cancer. 

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30 January, 2019

genomeweb

iReceptor Plus Consortium Wants to Improve Immunological Data Sharing

The nascent iReceptor Plus Consortium, funded by €8.4 million (about $9.6 million) in awards from the European Union and the Canadian government, has the broad mandate of promoting integration and sharing of human immunological data. The hope is that the four-year effort will yield better understanding of immune responses and lead to new therapeutic targets for drug developers and clinicians.

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17 January, 2019

EU and Canada award €8.4 million to ease genomic and health data sharing

The four-year project aims to develop an innovative platform to integrate distributed repositories of Adaptive Immune Receptor Repertoire sequencing (AIRR-seq) data for enabling improved personalized medicine and immunotherapy in cancer, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, allergies and infectious diseases.

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16 January, 2019

New project receives €8.65 million from EU and Canada to ease genomic, health data sharing

iReceptor Plus will enable researchers around the world to share and analyze huge immunological datasets taken from healthy and ill patients that have been sequenced and stored in databanks in multiple countries.

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16 January, 2019

genomeweb

Immunological Data Sharing Consortium Wins €8.4M Award From EU, Canada

The newly launched iReceptor Plus Consortium has received a total of €8.4 million ($9.6 million) in awards from the European Union and the Canadian government to promote integration and sharing of human immunological data.

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15 January, 2019

hcanews

iReceptor Bags $9.6M in International Funding for Data Sharing Platform

The iReceptor Plus consortium, which is composed of more than 20 partners from nine countries, was granted approximately $9.6 million by the European Union and the Canadian government to promote human immunological data storage, integration and controlled sharing for clinical and scientific purposes, according to the company.

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15 January, 2019

verdict

Health data consortium receives €8m EU backing in push towards personalised medicine

The iReceptor Plus consortium, made up of more than 20 partners from around the globe, has received €8.4m ($9.6m) in investment from the European Union and Canadian government as it pushes for advancement in human immunological data storage, integration and sharing across the healthcare industry.

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14 January, 2019

Jerusalem Post

EU, CANADA AWARD €8.4M. TO ISRAELI-LED HEALTH DATA PROJECT

The project received €7.85 million ($9m.) from the EU through its Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, of which Israel is a member, and a further €800,000 ($917,000) from the Canadian gov’t.

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14 January, 2019

האיחוד האירופי וקנדה העניקו 8.65 מיליון יורו לפרויקט בהובלה ישראלית לקידום שיתוף מידע גנומי הקשור למערכת החיסון

מאגד המחקר איירספטור פלוס, הכולל עשרים שותפים מישראל, אירופה וצפון אמריקה, מיועד לקדם את אחסון הנתונים, אינטגרציה ושיתוף רצפים גנטיים, הקשורים למערכת החיסון במטרה לאפשר רפואה מותאמת אישית

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